The City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases, chaired by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo reports that all of the city’s 30 component barangays have no active COVID-19 cases as of September 26, 2022.
Of the 6, 160 total number of COVID-19 cases reported since Dumaguete City was affected by the pandemic from January 30, 2020 to September 25, 2022 about 5, 991have recovered and 169 deaths linked to COVID-19.
Dumaguete City, obtained the highest vaccination rate of 141.56% in Central Visayas exceeding the 80.67% goal for herd immunity set by the Department of Health after the City Health Office, Provincial Health Office and hospitals vaccinated 157, 619 residents and workers, which is much higher than the target of 111, 348 individuals.